Sonoma's Pax Wine Cellars Embroiled in Lawsuits
Pax Wine Cellars no longer has Pax. Pax Mahle has been fired as winemaker from his eponymous label, and replaced by a new winemaker, Tyler Thomas, former assistant winemaker for HdV. The change comes as Mahle, his wife, Pamela Schaab, and Pax's majority owner, Joe Donelan, are locked in a legal battle over the future of the winery.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2008.